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Archive for April, 2012

Don’t change the channel

April 28, 2012
Don’t change the channel

I don’t know what sort of person likes watching themselves on TV, but I am that person. Having been insulted by the radiologist about my shaving ability, my mood took a turn for the worse when the rest of the medical team ran for cover behind a radiation screen in the surgery. It was like […]

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Don’t ignore the Beta male

April 24, 2012
Don’t ignore the Beta male

I am lucky not to have felt the Beta male affect, at least not as badly as I could have, but I know many men do. I am no David Beckham though, he is as Alpha as Alpha males get, football, four kids, endless Calvin Klein pants. In fact, I would be wise not to […]

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Shave one for me

April 19, 2012
Shave one for me

There comes in a time in a man’s life when he faces the prospect of shaving his nether regions, be it for aesthetic satisfaction, sadomasochistic pleasure, or in my case, medical necessity. I believe it to be a rite of passage, even so, as I sat on the floor, legs akimbo, totally exposed, my mind’s […]

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Top ten causes of male infertility

April 15, 2012
Top ten causes of male infertility

Let me preface this post by stating that thousands of men are affected by infertility, in a variety of ways. I am a true believer in laughter being the best medicine, and whilst I do not dismiss my fertility issues as being unimportant, I have come to terms with it, and accepted it for what […]

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Doctor knows best

April 9, 2012
Doctor knows best

Am I right in thinking that ‘going private’ should actually be better than our beloved NHS? Well, the day I saw the specialist, I spent enough time in the waiting room to get my own doctorate. I could have diagnosed myself by the time this guy saw me. Although I should perhaps count my blessings […]

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Selenium: It’s the nuts

April 5, 2012
Selenium: It’s the nuts

It is a strange thing to become obsessive about a nut. To pin ones hope of becoming a father on a humble food item, perhaps highlights the desperation that I was experiencing at the time. It seems ridiculous now, but my fertility saviour was the Brazil nut. After my test results, I began research on […]

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